Heatwave: 2018 was the joint hottest summer for UK2018 was the joint hottest summer on record for the UK as a whole, and the hottest ever for England, the Met Office has announced. Photo: EPAIt said highs for summer 2018 were tied with those of 1976, 2003 and 2006 for being the highest since records began in 1910. England's average temperatures narrowly beat those seen in 1976, they added. Dry, sweltering conditions for weeks on end gave way to a more average August, said the Met Office. To the nearest 0.1C, all four years - 2018 as well as 1976, 2003 and 2006 - had an average temperature of 15.8C (60.4F).
Source: VietNamNet News September 03, 2018 20:03 UTC